Vietnam visa guidelines for Spain passport holders & others who staying in Spain

For Spain Passport holders

Vietnamese entry visa is required for all citizens of Spain to enter Vietnam for any purposes, from visiting friends and families to going on a business trip or leisure vacation. Fortunately, Spain passport holders these days are much easier to apply for visa to Vietnam, as there are two available ways to handle this matter.

Applying for visa at Vietnam Embassy in Spain (traditional way, visa picked up at Vietnam Embassies)

Those planning to travel to Vietnam by land/ sea or wishing to obtain a fully-stamped visa on your passport before departure are advised to contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy in the country for visa application. Currently, the Embassy of Vietnam is located in Madrid, Spain. For detailed contact information about Vietnam Embassy in Spain or others in neighbor countries of Spain, please click here: Vietnam Embassy.

Or, Applying for Visa on arrival with (visa picked up at Vietnam International Airports).

After applying an online Vietnam visa on arrival, you will receive a pre-approval letter for your visa application in advance; then you will get the visa stamped at the arrival airport in Vietnam. Although visa on arrival offers a special advantage, especially to those who live far from Vietnam Embassy, it is ONLY applicable to those reaching Vietnam by AIR.

For others who staying in Spain

For other nationalities currently staying in Spain, please check to make sure if your nationalities are included in the Vietnam visa exemption list (which shows the list of nationalities are allowed to enter Vietnam without an entry visa). If not, you are required to obtain a visa before traveling to Vietnam.

Check for visa requirement

First, please check if a visa is required for your nationality to enter Vietnam by visiting our Check Requirement page:

Follow some simple online steps.

For those whose nationalities are supported with Vietnam visa on arrival, you can follow some simple steps listed here to apply for your visa with secured online application

Or, contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy in Spain

In case visa on arrival is not available or you wish to apply for visa through Vietnam Embassy, please contact the nearest Vietnam Embassy from Spain for visa application or for more information. You are recommended to contact the embassy via phone call rather than email to avoid late responses. The application procedure at Vietnam Embassy may takes about 4 to 5 working days, therefore you are also recommended to contact them early prior to your departure date.